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Kaiser mental health patients struggle for timely treatment – Los Angeles Times

After years of state sanctions and fines, Kaiser Permanente claims it has gone a long way toward improving its mental health care. The national managed-care giant — California’s largest insurer with 9 million members — touts more than 1,200 therapist hires since 2016, improved patient access to appointments and an expanded training program for mental… Read More »

In Congo, a New Plan to Fight Ebola Follows a Government Power Struggle

Faced with a lethal Ebola outbreak threatening eastern Africa, public health officials are conceding that their battle plan is failing and have proposed a comprehensive new strategy for containing the virus. It envisions reframing the epidemic as a regional humanitarian crisis, not simply a health emergency. That may include more troops or police to quell… Read More »

Nurses struggle with burnout, harassment and mental health issues, study finds

Burnout, overwork and harassment continuing to affect nurses and impact patient care in 2018, due in large part to the national nurse shortage, finds a new study from travel nurse staffing provider RNnetwork. According to the study, 49 percent of all respondents have considered leaving nursing in the past two years, a number that has… Read More »